Sights & Attractions in Alexandria

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Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque
This attractive mosque was built during World War II over the...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites, Stores / Malls El Anfushi
 
Alexandria National Museum
A small but high-quality collection of artifacts includes items...
Religious Sites Downtown and Raml Station
 
Anfushi Tombs
You need to have a fairly serious death fetish to make the effort...
Cemeteries, Memorials / Monuments El Anfushi
 
Attarine Market
This area acquired its reputation in the 1960s as the place where...
Markets / Bazaars Downtown and Raml Station
 
The Battlefield and Monuments of El Alamein
The desert west of Alexandria was the field of one of the decisive...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites, Cemeteries El Anfushi
 
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
This monumental, $190 million, UNESCO-sponsored project began...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites, Libraries Downtown and Raml Station
 
Brazilian Coffee Stores
Little has changed since this stand-up espresso bar opened in...
Stores / Malls Downtown and Raml Station
 
Catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa
This is the most impressive of Alexandria's ancient remains...
Archaeological Sites, Cemeteries Downtown and Raml Station
 
The Cavafy Museum
The writer Constantine Cavafy was ignored during his lifetime...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries Downtown and Raml Station
 
Fort Qayt Bay
This sandstone fort lies on the very tip of the Corniche, dominating...
Military Sites, Nautical Sites El Anfushi
 
Grand Trianon
One of Alexandria's most stylish institutions since it opened...
Architectural Sites, Restaurants Downtown and Raml Station
 
Kom al-Dikka
The focal point of this excavated section of the ancient city...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Downtown and Raml Station
 
Montazah Gardens
When the descendents of Mohammed Ali became khedives (princes)...
Gardens / Arboretums Downtown and Raml Station
 
Pompey's Pillar
Despite being Alexandria's most famous tourist sight, Pompey's...
Memorials / Monuments Downtown and Raml Station
 
St. Mark's Pro-Cathedra
St. Mark's Pro-Cathedral. After St. Mark visited Alexandria in...
Religious Sites Downtown and Raml Station
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